Role of GLUT1 gene in susceptibility to diabetic nephropathy in type 2 diabetes.

@article{Grzeszczak2001RoleOG,
  title={Role of GLUT1 gene in susceptibility to diabetic nephropathy in type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Władysław Grzeszczak and Dariusz K Moczulski and Marcin Jan Zychma and E A Zukowska-szczechowska and Wanda Trautsolt and Ilona Szydlowska},
  journal={Kidney international},
  year={2001},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={631-6}
}
BACKGROUND The XbaI polymorphism in the glucose transporter GLUT1 gene has been implicated in the development of diabetic nephropathy in Chinese type 2 diabetes patients. METHODS To examine whether the XbaI polymorphism is involved in the development of diabetic nephropathy in Caucasian type 2 diabetes patients, a large case control study was performed. The study group of 444 patients with type 2 diabetes consisted of three subgroups: 162 patients with normoalbuminuria (only patients with… CONTINUE READING

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